Online registration for this event will not be available after December 6, 2019 at 06:00 PM Eastern Time
|When:||Saturday, December 7, 2019|
William B. Ward Elementary School
311 Broadfield Rd.
New Rochelle, NY 10801
|Sponsor:||National Scholastic Chess Foundation|
|Event Type:||Scholastic (K-12)|
|Discounts:||Future Masters Rating Discount: $20 discount for rating greater than or equal to 1700.
Applicable to section(s): Future Masters
Sibling Discount: $10 discount for family member registration greater than or equal to 2 participants in this event; paid in a single transaction.
Applicable to section(s): Future Masters, Championship, Reserve, Booster, Primary, K-1 Rated, 2-3 Novice, K-1 Novice
|Schedule:||Future Masters (3 rounds), Championship (4 rounds): Check in by: 8:45 am; First Round time: 9:00am.
All Other Sections (4 rounds): Check in by: 8:45 am; First Round time: 9:00am.
For rated sections, approximate end-time is 3:00 pm; sections may end sooner and awards are presented as quickly as possible after the completion of all rounds in any given section.
|Time Control:||Game/55, 5 second delay in Future Masters.
Game/40, 5 second delay in Championship & Reserve.
Game/30, 5 second delay in Booster, Primary, K-1 Rated and Novice sections.
|Byes:||Half (1/2) point bye requests (1 maximum) are available in any round of a 4-round section.
No byes are offered in Future Masters.
PLEASE NOTE NEW SECTION TIMES FOR THIS EVENT ONLY. Due to the New Rochelle Marathon, All Sections check-in at 8:45 with first round at 9:00 (or as close as we can). PARKING - If you are parked in the school lot by 8:45 am, you should not have a problem. Off-site parking will require a bit of a walk. We have permission to park at Hudson Country Day Montessori School (app. 4 minutes walk) and Albert Leonard Middle School (app. 8 minutes walk). The parking lot and roads one block around the school will be closing starting at 8:45 am and reopening at 11:00. Post race activities will be going on in the Ward parking lot until noon.
ON-SITE REGISTRATION FEE: $50.
*No on-site registration for Future Masters.
By registering online, you will not need to check in at the registration desk. Upon your arrival, verify that you are on the posted pre-tournament pairing list. Please bring a copy of your confirmation email in the event there is an error.
**USCF-rated, except where noted. Bring clocks and score pads.
PRIZES: Trophies to all players scoring 3 points or more in 4 round sections, and to all players scoring 2.5 points or more in 3 round sections.
For tournament postponement and delay notices, check nscfchess.org.
Changes: If you need to change sections, or for any other assistance, email Tournaments@NSCFchess.org.
Byes: Please note, No byes are offered in Future Masters.
Refunds/Cancellation Policy: If you cannot play in an event you have registered for, you may withdraw and claim a credit for a future event during the same academic year. Credits will not be carried over to the next school year. Refunds will be available subject to a $10 administrative fee if requested by the day prior to the last scheduled tournament of the season. For further information, see the Tournament FAQ at nscfchess.org. To request a refund, email Tournaments@NSCFchess.org.
Supervision & Photo Release Policy: All participants under 16 must have an adult supervisor during the tournament. The NSCF does not provide supervision between games. Also note: Photography and/or video recording occurs at most NSCF tournament events. By registering your child for this event, you hereby give permission for your child's name and/or picture to appear on the NSCF website/promotion. If for any reason this is not acceptable, please advise tournament staff PRIOR to the start of the tournament.